About this object

Slender, arboreal frog, two forms exist. One is cream, pale grey, to greenish or deep red-brown with a dark pattern in grey, green, brown or black forming a triangular mark on the anterior region of the back, the other bright green or greenish-yellow often lacking darker markings. Underside white or cream, usually lightly mottled with pale grey or heavily blotched with dark purplish-brown. Length of males up to 42 mm, females to 49 mm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Leptopelis ragazzii (Boulenger, 1896)
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Shoa Forest Treefrog
  • Collector
    Harenna Forest Expedition
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Bale: Katcha
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1986
  • Red Book Data status
    VU Vulnerable
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 2
Object view = Natural Science
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